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Project Specialist – Arts & Culture (2 positions)- Mogadishu, Somalia

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The chosen candidate will:

  • Work closely with TIS colleagues and local government counterparts to develop basic public service messages on several social topics
  • Identify and coordinate teams of artists to deliver the public service messages using art and culture activities as a delivery mechanism
  • Organize different events to display or perform the artistic work
  • Archive and record all artwork and performances
  • Develop report describing all work and results
  • Undertake any further duties as requested

    Education and Experience

  • University degree in management, media, social sciences, journalism law, or related subject matter, advanced degree is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience managing events and activities for international organizations
  • Experience working with arts & culture activities is an advantage

    Languages

    Required

    Fluent English and Somali _________________________________________________________

    Project Specialist - Event Coordinator- Somalia, Mogadishu

    Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    The chosen candidate will:

  • Work with TIS colleagues and local government counterparts to develop objectives, activities, and main messages for several Peace Festivals
  • Develop agenda and schedule for Peace Festivals that will include musical, theatrical, and artist performances
  • Identify and coordinate with entertainment and service providers to perform at and 2 support the festivals
  • Oversee the development of participant lists, invitations, and responses
  • Coordinate festival activities with local government counterparts
  • Liaise with local media to keep them informed of the Peace Festivals
  • Write and publish a summary of the highlights of each festival, and a final summary of all the festivals
  • Coordinate other activities that are necessary for the successful completion of the Peace Festivals
  • Undertake any further duties as requested

    Education and Experience

  • University degree in management, public administration, or related subject matter, advanced degree is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience organizing events and activities for international organizations
  • Experience working on civil society and social issues
  • International NGO experience is an advantage

    Languages

    Required

  • English and Somali

    Mode of Application:

    Submit cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and e-mail address to:-

    International Organization for Migration (IOM),
    Human Resources Department,
    P.O. Box 55040 – 00200,
    Nairobi, Kenya

    or send via e-mail to hrnairobi [at] iom.int

    Closing Date: 7th March 2014

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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    Country » Kenya

    Regional Liaison and Project Reporting Officer NO/B Nairobi, Kenya

    Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    Under the overall supervision of the Regional Director and the direct supervision of the Regional Project Development Coordinator; in close coordination with the Department of International Cooperation and Partnership (ICP) at headquarters (HQ); the Regional Liaison and Project Reporting Officer (RLPO) will:

  • Maintain regular liaison with international, governmental partners, and advise the IOM Country Offices on partner and donor priorities, preferences and regional synergies in the field of migration.
  • Provide advice to Country Offices on resource mobilization. Review and endorse narrative donor reports submitted by Country Offices, according to the procedures specified in the IOM Project Handbook.
  • Identify migration policy issues in the region and advise country offices on national and regional trends, policies and legislative frameworks in the field of migration in close collaboration with the Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS)
  • Support the development of national and regional migration policies in close collaboration with the Regional Thematic Specialist (RTS), concerned country Offices and HQ.
  • Identify, promote and foster strategic, partnerships with academic institutions, think-tanks and research institutions within the region, and conceptualize policy oriented research in coordination with the Regional Thematic Specialists and, where relevant, with the Regional Research Officers and/or Headquarters.
  • Contribute to regional policy dialogue and the exchange of best practices through expert meetings and preparation of policy briefs with the Regional Thematic Specialist.
  • Lead and maintain, in collaboration with the Regional Thematic Specialists, the establishment of system to make regional migration trends, policy development and data widely available on a regular basis within and outside IOM in a reliable and comprehensive manner.

  • Monitor and support migration-related Regional Consultative Processes (RCPs) and regional government and non-government bodies.
  • Ensure appropriate coordination and information sharing within the region and between the region and relevant Departments at HQ.
  • Support regional strategic planning exercises, and provide support for country level strategic planning, as required and collaboration with the Regional Thematic Specialists.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Regional Director.

    Requirements

  • Kenyan citizen.

    Education and experience

  • Completed Master’s degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in 4 Political of Social Sciences, Business Administration, Migration Studies, International Relations and or Law;

  • At least two years of professional work experience ( or 4 years professional work experience for candidates with first level university degree) in the field of migration issues, including operational and field experience, IOM Project Development, Management, Implementation and Monitoring systems.
  • Demonstrated expertise in thematic areas relevant to project liaison, reporting and monitoring.
  • Experience in dealing with donors on project implementation and reporting.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs is required.
  • Knowledge in Project Monitoring and Evaluation is required Knowledge and experience of regional issues an advantage.
  • Experience and excellent understanding of the migration themes in East and Horn of Africa; extensive knowledge of the arid and semi-arid regions an advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Office (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint) and experience in working with databases.

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    Data Entry Clerk G3/01 Dadaab, Kenya

    Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Receive Voluntary Repatriation Forms from IOM Field Staff and enter data into the project database.
  • Assume overall management of the database and ensure that entries are accurately recorded and that data entered is per SOP.
  • Review and verify that the VRF forms are completed before processing. Any VRF form requiring additional information will need to be clarified immediately.
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports summarizing items distributed, VRF forms processed and any other as requested.
  • Assist the Finance department to track cash grants distributed and those pending.
  • Assist the COS Department to track Project Related PRFs and NFI restocking.
  • Work closely with UNHCR counterparts to reconcile data collected with that of ProGress.
  • Keep organized the storage of VRF forms received in hard copy.
  • Perform additional du